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How & Where to Buy Dash A Step-by-Step Guide to Buying DASH

Congratulations! You can buy Dash directly with cash at Binance.US.

  1. Sign up at our one of our top-ranked Dash exchanges.
  2. Fund your new account with cash or crypto.
  3. Buy DashDASH

Read on for detailed instructions below on where and how to buy Dash and you will be a DashDASH owner in no time at all.

  1. STEP 1Register at a DASH Exchange

    Best Dash (DASH) Exchanges

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      Founded in 2019 as the USA-focused branch of the Binance family of exchanges, Binance.US supports trading in over 50 cryptocurrencies, and has the same industry standard low 0.1% fees as the original international Binance exchange. American users can buy crypto directly with a debit card, but Binance.US is not available in 7 states including New York & Texas.

    After choosing one of the exchanges listed above, you will need to create an account. In some cases, the exchange will need some personal information like email address, phone number, name, address, and a copy of your government ID or passport.

    This is completely normal and all exchanges we list on this page have security in place to protect your personal info.

  2. STEP 2Fund Your Account

    It is now time to add funds to your newly created exchange account. This will allow you to purchase Dash DashDASH quickly.

    Upon signing up at the exchange, you should be shown easy to follow instructions to buy DASH with cash from your bank account or credit or debit card. Some exchanges also accept alternative funding methods such as Paypal, Apple Pay, Skrill, or Sofort by Klarna. You can also deposit any supported cryptocurrencies directly into your exchange account and trade them for DASH.

Frequently Asked Questions About Buying & Selling Dash (DASH)

How do I Buy DASH with Crypto?

If you want to buy DASH with a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP, or BNB, then you can simply sign up for Binance.US and send your crypto to your account.

You can view the supported cryptocurrencies for the exchange you selected by going to the assets or wallet screen. Once you see a list of coins, you should be able to select one and click "deposit" which will show you the address to send your crypto to Binance.US.

You will then copy that address and paste it into the wallet holding your cryptocurrency and send.

Depending on the blockchain used and how quickly the exchange processes deposits, your funds should show up in your exchange balance within minutes.

How do I sell Dash (DASH)?

To sell DASH, simply reverse the buying process described above. You will likely need to trade your DashDASH into a USD coin like usdtUSDT. Look for a "Sell" button in your account wallet and sell for Dollars, then initiate a transfer to your bank account. To withdraw cash to your bank, you will likely need to complete a full KYC (Know Your Customer) process if you haven't already.

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Dash Technical Details & Statistics

  • Market Rank59
  • Market Cap1,622,228,667
  • Circulating Supply10,266,344
  • Total Supply10,266,344 DASH
  • Max Supply18,900,000
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  • 24 HR Volume264,532,660 USD
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What is Dash

Dash (DASH) is a fully-featured, peer-to-peer, open source and fully decentralized cryptocurrency, with multiple unique features like instant transfer and private transfer. Dash is also the first fully decentralized autonomous cryptocurrency organization, in that it provides software mechanisms for self-maintenance. It is one of the first privacy-centric cryptocurrencies: unlike bitcoin, senders have the option to anonymize themselves during a transaction.

History of Dash

Dash was originally developed by programmer Evan Duffield in January 2014 as Xcoin. Shortly after, in February 2014, it was renamed Darkcoin (DRK). In March 2015, it was re-branded as Dash, an abbreviation of Digital Cash, in an attempt to distance itself from the growing negative connotations of the dark markets. Nearly 2 million Dash coins were mined within the first 2 days of its launch, which was attributed to an error in programming. However, the alternative proposals were disapproved by the community and the coin continued as originally designed. In May 2017, DASH surpassed the billion-dollar market cap mark and is currently one of the top 20 biggest cryptocurrencies. Dash also has one of the largest active communities in cryptocurrency, with a very active official forum on bitcointalk.

How Dash Works

Dash is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency which allows DASH transfer between two users. When a sender initiates a transfer, they mention the receiver’s wallet address and the amount of DASH to be transferred. This information is then processed by miners and masternodes on the network who approve (or disapprove) it. Once it is approved, the amount of Dash is transferred from the sender’s account to the receiver’s account. During special transactions like InstaSend and PrivateSend, the process is followed with user-initiated modifications.

Why Dash

Dash was proposed with several advantages over bitcoin:

  • PrivateSend: PrivateSend is a specialized service from Dash which allows users to send instant payments to receivers without revealing any personally identifiable information. PrivateSend an in-network mixing service to obfuscate the tracing of the parties involved.
  • InstaSend: InstaSend allows users to transact in real-time. The transaction is verified by a consensus of masternodes, and if no consensus is reached, Dash allows the transaction to take place through the regular block validation method of bitcoin. This serves to eliminate the “Double Spend” attack risk from the network.
  • Dedicated, Two-Tier Nodes: Unlike bitcoin where the miners do everything blockchain-related, Dash has two tiers of nodes where the miners perform tasks like creating a block or approving a transaction, and masternodes which take care of the special services such as InstaSend and PrivateSend. Thus, the specialized services do not bog the network down with congestion.
  • Ultra Safe: Dash places utmost importance of security of the network and consequently the wealth of the users. It uses more than 4,000 servers around the world and 1,000 Gigahash of X11 ASIC computing security in order to help mitigate the chance of a “51-percent attack.”
  • Large Network: Dash is one of the fastest growing peer-to-peer cryptocurrency networks. This allows for enhanced security as transactions need to ‘convince’ more nodes that a transaction is valid. It also means users can send Dash from anywhere in the world with very little computing power.